• Chamoxa 2nd Outlet Opening Sales

           Chamoxa is having an opening launch for their 2nd outlet #05-46 at Sim Lim Square on 4th August and is giving away free 10 pcs of CD-R Media with any purchases for VR-Zone members! Our membership cards gonna be ready soon but in the meanwhile pls use the...

  • Creative Home Theater Connect DTS-610

    Creative today announced a breakthrough in the convergence of the PC and the home entertainment center. The Home Theater Connect DTS-610, a standalone, self-powered encoder that easily connects a media center or standard PC to a multichannel consumer electronics receiver. With this simple digital connection, all audio from the...

  • Crucial Ballistix PC2-8000 (DDR2-1000) CL5

    Crucial today announced the immediate availability of its leading-edge Crucial(R) Ballistix(TM) high-performance memory modules, including 1GHz PC2-8000 (DDR2-1000), the fastest Ballistix module to date. In addition, Crucial is releasing PC2-6400 (DDR2-800) and PC2-5300 (DDR2-667) low-latency memory, designed specifically for computer gamers and power users seeking maximum system performance and...

  • VR-Zone Technology Bazaar @ Nanyang Technological University

    VR-Zone held a Technology Bazaar at NTU (Nanyang Technological University) from the 25-29th of July 2005. This time the theme is “Digital Hostel” and we set up a real-life Digital Hostel right smack in the Centre of NTU’s most popular canteen.

  • ATi Desktop Chipsets Roadmap

    Platform Chipset H1 2005 H2 2005 H1 2006 Intel Discrete RX400 RD400 - RX600 RD600 IGP RC400 (0.13, Single Channel, RV370/X300) RS400 (0.13, Dual Channel, RV370/X300) RC410 (0.11, Single Channel, RV370/X300) RC610 (Single Channel, RV410/X700) RS600 (Dual Channel, RV410/X700) Southbridge SB400 (AC ’97) SB450 (Azalia) SB600 AMD Discrete RX480...

  • ATI RS482 Chipset Info

    ATI RS482 chipset has some features improvements over as the RS480 and it is built on a finer 0.11 micron process on FC-BGA package. It can support HDTV and Z-Buffer Technology but doesn’t support frame buffer memory known as “Sideport Memory” for the integrated graphics core. RS482 has 3-7%...

  • Intel CPUs Price Cut

    Family Model Old Price New Price % Drop Pentium M 780 - 637 - 770 637 423 33.59% 765 637 423 33.59% 760 423 294 30.50% 755 423 294 30.50% 750 294 241 18.03% 745 294 241 18.03% 740 241 209 13.28% 735 241 209 13.28% Celeron M 380...

  • AMD CPUs Price Cut

    Family Model Old Price New Price % Drop Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 1,001 902 9.89% 4600+ 803 704 12.33% 4400+ 581 537 7.57% 4200+ 537 482 10.24% 3800+ - 354 - Athlon 64 4000+ 482 375 22.20% 3800+ 373 329 11.80% 3700+ 329 272 17.33% 3500+ 272 223 18.01%...

  • AMD Budget Athlon 64 X2 3800+

    AMD is leading the industry by delivering the benefits of client dual-core technology to a broader mainstream audience with the addition of the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor 3800+. The newest member to the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor family provides consumers with an attractive entry point...

  • Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX SLI Review

    Today, we will take a look at the Leadtek WinFast PX7800 GTX cards in SLI configuration and see how they will perform on some of the latest games out there. We also check out the Forceware 77.76 drivers that allows SLI AA of 8X and 16X and see if...

  • ATi X800GT Is 6600GT Killer

    HKEPC has a review up on the HIS Radeon X800GT card touted to be the GeForce 6600GT killer. As we know, NVIDIA partners have been enjoying good sales from their 6600GT cards as it faced little competition from ATI’s partners with their X700 cards. Now ATI is fighting back...

  • ASUS 6800LE To 6800GT

    It seems like the current batch of ASUS V9999LE cards based on 6800LE can be soft modded to 6800GT. Using Rivatuner, 8 hidden pixel pipelines on V9999LE card can be unlocked unveiling a total of 16 pixel pipelines like the 6800GT/Ultra. The 2 hidden vertex pipelines can also be...

  • Windows Vista Release Slips To Q4 2006

    Microsoft had previously slated the release of the next client version of its Windows operating system for the second half of 2006. But Microsoft said the OS would not be available until the 2006 “holiday” time frame in the U.S. This presumably would mean that the OS will not...

  • PowerVR SGX Shader Cores

       Imagination Technologies debuts its PowerVR SGX Shader Graphics Accelerator family, the future of wireless mobile embedded graphics and video technology. The PowerVR SGX cores for wireless applications are part of Imagination’s PowerVR Series5 scalable and fully programmable unified shader graphics and video core family, previously codenamed Eurasia. The...

  • IWILL DK88 Opteron Board

    IWILL announce world’s first high-memory capacity workstation and server board. IWILL DK88, based on AMD Opteron™ platform, can support up to 64GB memory. This solution is specially designed for the memory-intensive applications, and allows the most applications, especially in EDA/CAD/ rendering fields, running faster and more stable. IWILL DK88...

  • Hackers Bypass Windows Genuine Advantage

    Microsoft’s efforts to curtail counterfeiting hit a snag when hackers discovered a new way to bypass its Windows Genuine Advantage, only days after the antipiracy software’s official debut. WGA requires users to verify that they have a legitimate copy of the operating system before they can download add-ons for...

  • Open Processors

    The same principals that brought the Linux operating system to the computer world are helping to propagate a new generation of computer hardware. Numerous processor designs are now being made open for anyone to modify and use, and available for free—or in some cases for small royalties—making it possible...

  • Creative X-Fi Launch In Mid August

    Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor is going to be launched in mid August, possibly during Quakecon 2005. It will be the most advanced and most powerful sound chip ever built. Gamers will definitely love this. It has far more transistors than a Pentium 4 Willamette with over 51M...

  • Foxconn 955X7AA-8EKRS2

    Although based on the high end Intel i955X chipset out in the market right now, the Foxconn 955X7AA promises to balance the scales of price, performance, and stability. Today, VR-Zone tests out this board, to judge if these claims are true. Click here for an indepth look at the...